Author Archives: hogie2005

The Armed Forces Officer 2017 Edition

While the 2017 version is not as entertaining as the 1950 version, there are still numerous reminders found within The Armed Forces Officer manual published by the National Defense University Press. It is interesting and a little disheartening to me … Continue reading

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Glover Johns Leadership Lessons

I stumbled across the leadership lessons from Col. Glover Johns while listening to the Jocko Podcast. Lately I have found myself making more and more lists to remind me of the principles I need to use while making decisions. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Following the Difficult Path

“It is far more likely that a given individual has just decided to reject the path upward, because of its difficulty. Perhaps that should even be your default assumption, when faced with such a situation. That’s too harsh, you think. … Continue reading

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“He whose life has a why can bear almost any how.” -Nietzsche

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Order and Chaos

More to follow but I have begun to see how everything in our “Being” can be ordered into Order and Chaos. Order is the know, Chaos is the unknown. The following is an excerpt from Jordan Peterson’s “12 Rules for … Continue reading

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“12 Rules for Life” Opening Thoughts

Much, much more to follow. This is just the beginning of some new thoughts on Jordan Peterson’s “12 Rules for Life.” I’ve jumped in feet first and am excited to see what more comes from this book. You can buy … Continue reading

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The Right Reasons

If you’re doing the right thing for the right reasons, you will win in the end.

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